Tourist Attraction To Jammu & Kashmir
Why visit Jammu & Kashmir:
Aptly referred to as ‘paradise on earth’, the pristine valleys of J&K are sure to enchant any traveller. Jammu, the Kashmir valley and Laddhakh are the three parts of this tour.
Tourist Attractions in Jammu & Kashmir:
The Dal and Nageen lakes with their splendid shikaras or houseboats in Srinagar are sure to woo you. One can indulge in bird watching at the Dachigam Wildlife sanctuary. The spiritual experience of the Hazratbal Shrine and Jama Masjid and the divinity of Shankarcharya temple are also on offer. A trek towards Pir Panjal, skiing and golfing are options for the adventure seekers.
The alpine lakes and beautiful mountains of Leh make it one of the most coveted destinations. The Alchi Monastery, General Zoravar fort Stok Palace and Spituk Monastery are among the attractions of the place. Jammu is dubbed as the city of temples and is a gateway to the Vaishno Devi shrine. The Meadow of flowers, Gulmarg is popular for trekking, golfing, mount biking, snowboarding and fishing. One must visit Kongdori, Apparwath Peak and Shark Fin to enjoy the splendour of the mountains. Sonmargis one of the most rewarding stops in this tour with the feckless beauty of naure spread around. Zojila Pass is easily accessible from there.
Cuisine and Culture:
The Hindu dongras are predominantly vegetarian and include wheat, rice and beans in their diet. For the meat lovers, mutton roghan josh is a Kashmiri specialty. Kashmiri pulao must also be tried. One must bite into the juicy apples as they are completely unparalleled in taste. Kashmir is known for its exotic spices.
How to reach Jammu & Kashmir:
The Jammu-tawi railway station is well connected to major Indian cities. Reaching the Banihal railway station and then proceeding to Srinagar by road is also an option.